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Carbon Accounting articles

Scottish industrial emissions fell eight per cent in 2013

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New figures cite closure of coal fired Cockenzie Power Station for steep drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year

24 Oct 2014

How will Europe's new reporting rules impact your business?

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The European Union is requiring certain businesses to report on environmental strategies and programs - Here are five things you need to know

17 Oct 2014

Strada and Cafe Rouge owner embraces energy use slashing software

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Tragus deploys iSee platform to curb energy demand across restaurant estate

17 Oct 2014

How Rupert Murdoch's News UK is quietly leading the media fight against climate change

Chris Taylor, chief operating officer for The Sun and The Times' publisher, outlines how it has slashed waste, water and carbon emissions

17 Oct 2014

Businesses should be 'forced' to report environmental impacts, says former UN chief

Failure to quantify economic costs of biodiversity losses are undermining efforts to protect it

16 Oct 2014

Here's what's on Olive Garden's sustainability menu

Amid shareholder conflict and other turmoil, Darden Restaurants shows progress in reducing carbon emissions, energy and waste

03 Oct 2014

Tim Cook: Transparency is key to Apple's climate change strategy

Apple chief executive underlines the company's commitment to reducing carbon emissions

25 Sep 2014

CDP: Greener companies are more profitable

Non-profit's latest report finds S&P 500 businesses taking steps to prepare for climate change are outperforming their peers

24 Sep 2014

Why London is leading the world's cities on tackling air pollution and climate change

Matthew Pencharz, Boris Johnson's senior advisor for environment and energy, outlines London's achievements at the C40 Cities Summit

24 Sep 2014

Governments and corporates back call to put a price on carbon emissions

China, UK and Germany sign World Bank declaration calling for polluters to pay for costs of climate change

23 Sep 2014

Corporates leading charge for robust carbon price, says CDP

CDP report shows many companies are already incorporating a carbon price into their businesses strategies

15 Sep 2014

Siemens, Unilever and Swiss Re named world's most sustainable companies

Dow Jones Sustainability indices confirms latest rankings for more than 1,800 companies around the world

11 Sep 2014

Google debuts latest solar investment, as company's carbon intensity keeps falling

IT giant reveals $145m equity commitment to new 82MW solar farm in California, completing its 17th renewable energy investment since 2010

11 Sep 2014

PwC: UK green economy efforts are starting to deliver, but climate crisis still looms

Major new study warns world remains on track for 4C warming this century, despite some encouraging progress from renewables industry

08 Sep 2014

Natural versus Synthetic Textiles

Martyn Jones of Alliance Trust Investments reveals how the company has attempted to work out which is the greenest fabric

04 Sep 2014

Nespresso CEO: Sustainability is a business imperative

Jean-Marc Duvoisin explains why the company has committed £330m to tackling climate change and is working with small holders in South Sudan

01 Sep 2014

Peabody Energy told to scrub ‘clean coal’ claims

Advertising Standards Authority raps coal giant over green ad campaign

20 Aug 2014

BSI unveils new flurry of environmental standards

Standards body publishes new standards for water footprints and sustainable cities, while revealing plans to expand environmental portfolio

15 Aug 2014

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